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Iran nuclear deal: UN ambassador says Europe 'must compensate' Iran

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 2:24am
Iran's UN representative says Europeans "must compensate" Iran for US sanctions losses in order to save the nuclear deal.

US silence on Khashoggi 'not an option', says UN rapporteur

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:44am
UN expert Agnes Callamard urges the US to act on an investigation into the Saudi journalist's death.

Australia indigenous recognition: Landmark vote 'within three years'

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:40am
The landmark referendum will address a major national debate about constitutional recognition.

Papua New Guinea: Women and children killed in tribal massacre

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:50pm
At least 24 people are dead after one of the worst outbreaks of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea in years.

Mexican finance minister quits with critical letter

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:43pm
Mexico's Carlos Urzúa said there were discrepancies in economic matters in letter made public on Twitter.

Arrest warrant issued for Farc ex-rebel Jesús Santrich

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:39pm
The former Farc rebel turned lawmaker failed to show up to court on drug smuggling charges.

US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 9:31pm
US Marine General Joseph Dunford wants to "ensure freedom of navigation" in the Gulf and off Yemen.

'Climategate': 10 years on, what's changed?

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:55pm
Hackers stole 6,000 emails and other documents from a climate research centre almost 10 years ago.

Moon landings: What was the 1969 Apollo 11 mission?

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:52pm
It's 50 years since the first ever manned landing on the Moon - what was involved?

Yemen conflict: Six-year-old Yusra’s new eye

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:50pm
A six year old who had an aggressive tumour in her eye has been fitted with a prosthetic in Jordan and is returning to home to Yemen.

Google Doodle dude: The artist viewed by billions who you might never have heard of

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:47pm
Matthew Cruikshank has a potential daily audience of more than five billion people.

Sudan: Is it being exploited by foreign powers?

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:43pm
Sudan's opposition has accused its military leaders of allowing foreign powers to exploit the country.

Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:17pm
Scientists say at least 20% of gulls carry the bacteria, which they fear can be passed onto humans.

The South African Uber driving singing his way to opera fame

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:14pm
A passenger in Durban filmed him in his cab and he has since become a viral hit.

South Africa's singing Uber driver

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:14pm
Menzi Mngoma has become a viral sensation, auditioning for Cape Town Opera.

Tabisha Esperance - the fashion designer cutting a future after war

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:13pm
Tabisha Esperance is the self-proclaimed "best fashion designer" in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp.

Emanuela Orlandi death: Brother's search to solve Vatican murder mystery

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:12pm
Emanuela Orlandi disappeared on her way home and now the Vatican has agreed to open two tombs.

Jai Shri Ram: The Hindu chant that became a murder cry

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:10pm
A popular god has been invoked in attacks on Indian Muslims, deepening fears of religious polarisation.

US family blames cruise company for toddler's death

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 5:38pm
The family's lawyer says the cruise company should not have left an open window in a play area.

Canine capers as dog owners dress up pets

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 4:14pm
The PAWmicon event saw pet owners in San Diego get creative with costumes for themselves and their pets.

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